In Zhytomyr region there was found “Kripton-85”

Policemen found a radioactive source "Krypton-85" at one of the enterprises in Zhytomyr region.

IRS was installed in one of the premises. The company is not operating, and the license to use a radioactive source has expired.

Investigation was carried out by the counterintelligence of the Security Service of Ukraine in cooperation with units of the National Police under the procedural guidance of the Zhytomyr Regional Prosecutor's Office with the involvement of specialists from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Zhytomyr Oblast and the State Food and Consumer Service.

As a result, the equipment was seized and handed over to specialists of the State Specialized Enterprise "Radon" for expert research and storage.

Investigative actions within the pre-trial investigation under Art. 265 (illegal handling of radioactive materials) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

Information taken from website on nuclear and radiation safety and non-proliferation